Bad Guys Built A Completely Fake News Website For A Bitcoin Phishing Scam

The Central Bank of Malta has issued a statement warning people about a bitcoin phishing scam being pushed by a spoofed news website, the Times of Malta reports. The site imitated a legitimate news outlet and attributed fake quotes to real people. The bank didn’t provide many details about the scam, but it presumably involved using social engineering to trick people into transferring bitcoin to a fraudulent account.

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